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    American Crane's multiple girder cranes are manufactured to the stringent quality requirements and standards set by the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) in duty classes "A" through "F" and are also factory tested prior to shipment.

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    Our multiple Girder Cranes include:

    • American Crane Top Running Double Girder Cranes with Fixed Axle Wheels
    • American Crane Class D Top Running Double Girder Craneswith Rotating Axle Wheels
    • American Crane Custom Designed Cranes for Specific Applications
    • American Crane Top Running Double Girder Cranewith Wire Rope H4 Hoist
    • American Crane Top Running Double Girder Cranewith Wire Rope H4 Hoist and Walkway
    • American Crane Double Girder Top Running Crane Kit

    American Crane & Equipment Corporation is recognized as one of the leading custom crane & material handling manufacturers in the world. Our multi girder cranes and custom engineered equipment routinely operate in many unique applications handling critical loads such as rocket engines, spacecraft, nuclear fuel and high explosives.

    We can manufacture your new equipment or rebuild existing equipment. We can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and hoists and a full line of custom cranes and hoists to meet each customer’s specific application. Let us find the solution that works for your situation.

    From complex custom equipment to standard equipment, components and parts, American Crane can meet all your material handling needs. American Crane can manufacture new equipment or rebuild your existing equipment. We can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and hoists and a full line of custom cranes and hoists to meet each customer’s specific application.

    When choosing material moving solutions, there are various overhead equipment systems available with benefits that include improving efficiency productivity and safety. Download our eBook here and see the ultimate cheat sheet for overhead crane equipment.

    Contact us today to find a solution that works for you!

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    American Crane & Equipment Corporation is recognized as a leading supplier of Industrial Cranes. American Crane's Industrial Cranes are installed at many locations throughout the world, handling a wide variety of materials. All American Crane & Equipment Corporation cranes are manufactured to rigid quality standards and factory tested prior to shipment. American Crane's pre-engineered industrial cranes are designed to meet the requirement of the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) in duty class "A" through "F".

    American Crane can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and a full line of custom cranes to meet each customer's specific application. For support for your specific application please consult the CMAA Buyer Guide and/or contact an American Crane sales representative.

    All Hoists are built in strict accordance with the CMAA Buyer Guide * Wire rope has 5:1 minimum safety factor as required by OSHA 1910.179(h)(2)(1) *Bumpers sized in accordance with OSHA 1910.179(e)(2) & (3) *Rail sweeps provided in accordance with OSHA 1910.179(e)(4)

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    4K Mobilstack
    2 Ton Stacker Crane
    4,000 LB. High Density Stacker Crane System
    Top Running Double Girder with wide flange beams, welded construction
    Rolled structural end trucks with guide rollers
    Standard up to 28'


    Additional Features:

    • Improved productivity using only a single operator
    • User friendly with 4 motion motorized movement
    • Aisle space requirements narrower than required by conventional forklift
    • Precise spotting due to maximum stability at high positions & minimum sway at any elevation
    • Mast mounted flood light for floor illumination
    • On-Board operators safety cage
    • Compatible with numerous forks & carriages and lifting attachments
    • Designed to run directly on top of racking eliminating additional support structures
    • 4000 lb. load capacity is optimum for most typical factory loads
    • Trolley wheels ride within the bridge beams, prohibiting derailment
    • Heavy duty welded mast construction to provide maximum strength & minimum deflection
    • 360° continuous mast rotation
    • 4 Bar Insulated Conductor System provides continuous trouble free power supply
    • User friendly pushbutton operator controls including key locked on/off
    • Variable speed solid state controls provide smooth precise positioning
    • Safety features include 2 hoist brakes, hoist free fall catching mechanism, hoist overweight limit and operator's foot controlled "dead-man" safety switch
    • CMAA, NEC & OSHA Compliant 2 Ton Stacker Crane

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    Our jib cranes are manufactured to the stringent quality requirements and standards set by the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) in duty classes "A" through "F" and are also factory tested prior to shipment.

    American Crane’s Custom Jib cranes include:

    • Capacities up to 50 Tons
    • Customized for your application.

    We design and fabricate jib cranes with slewing bearing for specific applications.

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    Our jib cranes also include:

    • Free standing jib cranes
    • Wall jib cranes
    • American crane nuclear telescope outage jib cranes
    • Jib crane accessories

    Our jib cranes have been used in the marine industry and for explosion proof and hazardous environments. Our jib cranes can also be used in a wide variety of other industries ranging from Aerospace to Construction, and waste management to food and beverage.

    American Crane can fabricate and design the most reliable jib cranes for your project. American Crane & Equipment Corporation is recognized as one of the leading custom crane & material handling manufacturers in the world. Our jib cranes and custom engineered equipment routinely operates in many unique applications.

    In addition, we can supply you with jib cranes from the well-known brand names of Gorbel & Abell-Howe.

    From complex custom equipment to standard equipment, components and parts, American Crane can meet all your material handling needs. American Crane can manufacture new equipment or rebuild your existing equipment. We can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and hoists and a full line of custom cranes and hoists to meet each customer’s specific application.

    Contact us today to find a solution that works for you!

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    American Crane has a comprehensive inventory of replacement parts and components for cranes, hoists, and trolleys including our manufactured parts and other well-known brands. We stock our service trucks to anticipate most of your part replacement needs.

        “We always have great service with the parts department. They answer any questions we have and help us get the right product for what we are wanting to do.”

        — Internationally-Recognized Exploration & Production Company

    We have a large inventory of over a million dollars in crane parts and components, including brands such as American Crane (ACECO), Munck and Columbus McKinnon (CMCO): CM, Coffing, Yale, Shaw Box, Budgit & Chester We also stock our service trucks to anticipate most of your part replacement needs.

    We are a major certified warranty and repair center for our products as well as Columbus McKinnon (CMCO) and Munck.

    We come provide:

    • Our Safwatch Diagnostic system
    • Base & counterweights
    • Bridges
    • Bumpers and Buffers
    • Variable Frequency Drives
    • Controls
    • Electrical Crane & Parts
    • Festooning components
    • Mechanical Crane & Hoist Parts
    • Motors & Gearboxes
    • Runways
    • Tractor Drives
    • And more…

    American Crane & Equipment Corporation (ACECO) provides 24/7 response to all your overhead crane and hoist needs. This includes OSHA inspections, preventative maintenance and emergency repair. The management and technicians at American Crane & Equipment Corporation are dedicated to effective, cost efficient solutions for all of your service requirements.
    Responsive – Reliable – Proactive – 24 HOUR SERVICE
    For EMERGENCY SERVICE Call: 877.503.2972, Option #9 or Visit: AmericanCrane.com/Emergency
    To Schedule a Routine Visit Call: 877.503.2972, Option #3OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

    • 24/7/365 Days of Service
    • OSHA Inspections
    • Preventative Maintenance
    • On-Site Service & Repair
    • Crane & Hoist Inspections, Modifications and Rebuilds
    • Free Site Visits to Evaluate Customers’ Needs and Provide Competitive Quotes
    • Columbus McKinnon (CMCO) Certified Crane Inspectors
    • Large Stock Inventory of Crane Components & Parts (including American Crane (ACECO), Munck and CMCO brands: CM, Coffing, Yale, Shaw Box, Budgit and Chester)
    • Certified CMCO Warranty & Repair Center
    • In-House Engineering & Manufacturing Support

    American Crane is recognized as a leader in the design and manufacture of electric overhead traveling cranes and wire rope hoists, offering equipment up to 1,000 ton capacity as well as distributing smaller cranes from other manufacturers. We can manufacture your new equipment or rebuild existing equipment. We can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and hoists and a full line of custom cranes and hoists to meet each customer’s specific application. Let us find the solution that works for your situation.

    Contact us today to find a solution that works for you!

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    As a supplier to the nuclear industry, American Crane has designed and manufactured custom equipment with special attention to the rigorous standards of nuclear quality assurance. American Crane has maintained a quality assurance program since 1996 that meets both 10CFR50, Appendix B, and ASME NQA-1 standards. Our quality program has been audited by commercial nuclear utilities, NUPIC, and DOE contractors.

    American Crane's conceptual design for single failure-proof cranes provides up to a 350 ton capacity with the ability to meet manufacturing requirements for capacities up to 1000 tons.

    Cranes, Hoists, and Specialized Lift Systems We Offer Include:
    • Single Failure-Proof Cranes (ULTRASAF™)
    • Full Range of Hoists
    • Remotely Operated Cranes and Grapples
    • Specialized Material Handling Equipment
    • Crane Upgrades and Trolley Replacements
    • Control System Modernization
    • Outage Jib Cranes
    • SAFLIFT® Cask Handling System
    • Automated and Computerized Cranes
    • Top Running, Underhung and Gantry Cranes
    • Fuel Re-Racking Equipment
    Total Project Capabilities:
    • In-House Design, Engineering, Machining and Manufacturing
    • Seismic Analysis
    • Remote Capabilities
    • 200 Ton In-House Load Test Facility
    • NQA-1 and 10-CFR-50 Appendix B Quality Program
    • Full Range of Site Services Including Installation and Outage
    • Long Term Maintenance Support
    • Spare and Replacement Parts
    • Operations and Maintenance Training
    • Equipment Upgrades and Rebuilds
    • We offer custom designed solutions manufactured and engineered in-house as well as many standard "off the shelf" products. From small 1/2 ton ratchet lever hoists to 300 ton overhead cranes, we have the right equipment for your application.

      Contact us today to find a solution that works for you.

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    Have a need for a custom fabrication or part that you do not have the time or expertise to design? American Crane's highly qualified engineering department can design innovative solutions that can be translated into drawings and manufactured through fabrications and parts.

    Over the years American Crane has been required to create unique designs and manufacturing solutions to support our custom crane manufacturing program. This same expertise can be used to design and manufacture almost any welded fabrication or part that can be imagined.

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    American Crane's unique custom fabricated components program includes the following capabilities:

    • Custom Design to Specific Application
      • -Available in Carbon and Stainless Steel
        -Fabrication can be engineered from your prints or our design
    • Procurement
      • -Commercial Grade Dedication Available
    • Fabrication Including
      • -Plasma Cutting
        -Welding to AWS Standards
        -Various Epoxy/Urethane Nuclear Coatings
    • Machining Includes:
      • -Numerous CNC and Manual Machine Tools
        -7” Horizontal Boring Mill with 30 Foot Horizontal Travel and 13 Foot Vertical Travel

    American Crane & Equipment Corporation is recognized as one of the leading custom crane & material handling manufacturers in the world. Our custom engineered cranes and equipment routinely operate in many unique applications handling critical loads such as rocket engines, spacecraft, nuclear fuel and high explosives.

    We can manufacture your new equipment or rebuild existing equipment. We can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and hoists and a full line of custom cranes and hoists to meet each customer’s specific application. Let us find the solution that works for your situation. Our company includes a staff of experienced professional engineers, licensed in multiple states, with all crane related disciplines of engineering utilizing the latest computer-aided design and engineering equipment. Our experience ranges from automated cranes to clean room and specialty explosion proof equipment. Any equipment can be built in accordance with our Nuclear Quality Assurance Program. Our Custom Cranes & Equipment include enhanced safety features such as:

    • Single failure-proof
    • Explosion proof
    • Spark resistant

    We have designed and manufactured:

    • Turbine and Powerhouse Cranes for the Energy Industries
    • Complex Multiple Bridge Crane Systems for Aerospace
    • Jib Cranes for Hazardous Outdoor Corrosive Marine Environments
    • Lid Lifters for the Aluminum Industry
    • Fish Lift Equipment
    • Large Weldments
    • Special Purpose Hoists


    SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT

    • Bridge Maintenance Travelers
    • Explosion-Proof Hoists and Cranes
    • Transfer Cars

    American Crane and Equipment Corporation offers custom engineered lifting devices designed to solve numerous handling problems. We have manufactured lifting devices ranging from 1 Ton to 300 Ton:

    • Magnet Beams
    • Rotating Magnet Beams
    • Grabs for handling Nuclear Waste Containers
    • Container Grabs
    • Motorized Telescopic Lifting Beams
    • Crane Scale Systems

    For additional information regarding your application contact us today at 1-877-877-6778 or email our sales department. Contact us today to find a solution that works for you!

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    Single Failure-Proof Cranes can be built in accordance with our 10CFR50 Appendix B Quality Assurance Program consistent with the requirements of NUREG 0554, assuring a licensable design.

    Features Include:

    • NRC Accepted Single Failure-Proof Design
    • Single Failure–Proof Lifting System Compliant with NUREG 0554, NUREG 0612 and ASME NOG-1
    • Redundant Reeving System (Dual Load Path)
    • Redundant Hoisting Machinery
    • Triple Redundant Holding Brakes
    • Two Blocking Protection
    • Load Hang Up Protection
    • Overload Protection
    • Wire Rope Mis-Spooling Protection
    • Flux Vector Infinitely Variable Frequency Drives
    • Remote Operator Controls Minimize ALARA Concerns
    • Site Specific Seismic Design
    • Safety Related Procurement of Components
    • Design Suitable for New and Existing Facilities
    American Crane Offers:
    • Design and fabrication
    • In-house comprehensive program Quality Assurance
    • Fully assembled and completely tested equipment prior to shipment
    • Over 40 years of crane experience exceeding CMAA duty cycle requirements for typical applications
    Let us find the solution that works for you!
    For answers to your application questions:

    Download Buyer's Guide and/or Contact Factory

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    Extend the Life of Existing Equipment at a Fraction of the Cost of New Equipment
    Reduce Equipment Breakdowns
    Minimize the Risk of Costly Accidents and OSHA Violations

    Equipment Evaluation
    American Crane's highly experienced technical staff will evaluate the current condition of your equipment with the goal of increasing operational reliability and improving equipment safety.

    Condition Report
    A Condition Report is provided outlining all deficiencies, concerns and OSHA violations. The report provides details regarding each issue and recommends a course of action. All OSHA violations are clearly defined and an appropriate remedy is provided.

    Proposal, Cost Estimate & Schedule
    A detailed proposal and cost estimate is provided describing all proposed changes. The findings are thoroughly reviewed with the customer to determine the appropriate course of action.

    Completion of the Work
    Upon agreement regarding the workscope, an implementation plan is developed. The plan evaluates how the work will be completed and the responsibilities of American Crane and the customer. After completion of the work American Crane fully tests and recertifies the crane.

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    American Crane’s Critical Lift Cranes are used in any industry that utilizes high value equipment such as Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil/Gas and many more. These cranes can handle radioactive containers, loads carried over turbines and space flight equipment and hardware. They are also useful in difficult load lifting configurations, when the risk of dropping the load is much greater. American Crane’s equipment ranges from 1/4 ton hoists to 1,000 tons of overhead lifting capacity and can be built to meet service classifications A through F.

    Critical Lift Equipment
    Designed for:

    • Safety
    • Relibility
    • Long Life
    • Compliance with Industry Guidelines
    American Crane offers:
    • Design and fabrication
    • In-house comprehensive program Quality Assurance
    • Fully assembled and completely tested equipment prior to shipment
    • Over 40 years of crane experience exceeding CMAA duty cycle requirements for typical applications
    Let us find the solution that works for you!

    For answers to your application questions:

    Download Buyer's Guide and/or Contact Factory

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    Monitoring Your Critical Lifting Equipment

    American Crane's SafWatch® Device can help you enhance your new or existing equipment with increased safety protection. The SafWatch® provides a fail safe control system which exceeds the requirements of NUREG 0554 and ASME NOG-1.SafWatch® allows you to take the safety of your equipment to the next level.

    SafWatch® Monitoring Includes:

    • Operation in excess of design speed as well as monitoring operator requested speed compared to actual speed
    • Incorrect movement including wrong direction, wrong response to operator request, lack of movement and unauthorized motion
    Additional Features Include:
    • Independent Hard Wired Watch Dog Circuit monitoring SafWatch® processors and power supply
    • Unique Encoder Line Receivers to provide feedback for hoist motor and drum direction and speed
    • Rack mounted Modular Input / Output Units providing flexibility by allowing a mixture of input and output types
    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    Overspeed

    Detect Operation in Excess of Design Speed
    • Detect overspeed in excess of 115% of critical lift speed
    • Detect overspeed in excess of 115% of non-critical lift speed
    • Brakes are automatically applied when an overspeed fault is detected
    Drive Train Discontinuity

    Detect Difference Between Drum and Motor Speed
    • Detect incorrect drum movement (Speed Differential)
    • Response time may vary based on existing driveline design
    • Brakes are automatically applied when drive train discontinuity is detected
    Differential Motion

    Compare the direction and speed of the hoist to the direction and speed initiated by the operator
    • Response time may vary based on existing drive acceleration, deceleration and operator reverse plugging
    • Brakes are automatically applied when differential motion is detected
    Commanded Not Operated

    When the equipment does not respond to a command to operate
    • Detect lack of drum movement when drum movement is initiated by the operator
    • Detect failure of encoder feedback and control circuit
    • Response time may vary based on existing driveline design and drive torque proof testing
    • Brakes are automatically applied when a commanded not operated fault is detected
    In Motion

    Operator notification of hoist up and down motion that is independent of the hoist control circuit providing compliance with NOG6411.6(f)
    • Detect upward or downward drum movement and prompt operator
    Uncommanded Motion

    Detect drum movement not initiated by operator input or drum movement in the wrong direction
    • Detect incorrect upward or downward drum movement
    • Detect reversal of drum rotation
    • Response time may vary based on hoist drive deceleration or operator initiation of reverse plugging
    • Brakes are automatically applied when an uncommanded fault is detected
    Watch Dog Circuit

    Independent hard wired circuit to detect failure of the SafWatch™ processors and power supply
    • Detect 5 VDC and 12 VDC power supply failure
    • Detect MCU (Microchip PIC series Microcontroller) hardware or software failure
    • Detect CPLD (Complex Programmable Logic Device) hardware or software failure
    • Brakes are automatically applied when a watch dog fault is detected
    Encoder Line Receiver

    Unique encoder line receivers utilized for hoist motor and drum direction / speed feedback to increase reliability and fault detection
    • Allows the use of quadrature differential encoders for long distance operation
    • +/-15kV ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) protection, increased common mode rejection
    • Alarm flags to indicate open, shorted line conditions, excessive common-mode voltage range, and low-signal strength
    • Brakes may be automatically applied when an encoder alarm is detected
    Modular Input / Output Units

    Rack mounted modular I/O units to allow a mix of analog, digital, and serial inputs and outputs at different voltage levels
    • UL recognized rack and I/O modules ranging from 5 VDC to 240 VAC
    • Up to 8 rack slots available for a total of 32 digital input or outputs
    • Analog and serial modules supported
    Contact us at 1-877-877-6778

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    American Crane & Equipment Corporation has designed and manufactured numerous cranes and hoists for hazardous areas. Hazardous locations are those in which fire or explosion dangers exist, due to flammable liquids, vapors or gases, or combustible dust or fibers.

    Our explosion proof equipment can be constructed and erected to offer protection in areas where flammable substances (gas, vapor, mist or dust) and ignition sources (spark or thermal) are present.

    Equipment is available for the following area classifications:

    Class I (Gas & Vapors), Division 1, Groups C and D
    Class I (Gas & Vapors), Division 2, Groups B, C and D
    Class II (Combustible Dusts), Division 1, Groups E, F and G
    Class II (Combustible Dusts), Division 2, Groups F and G

    Some examples of Explosion Proof Equipment would include Spark Resistant Air Hoists, Spark Resistant Hand Hoists, Explosion Proof Enclosures, etc. Components may contain Bronze Hooks & Trolley Wheels, Aluminum Hand Chain on Geared Trolley Models, and Stainless Steel Wire Rope.

    For additional information regarding your application contact us today at 1-877-877-6778 or email our sales department.

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    Our gantry cranes are manufactured to the stringent quality requirements and standards set by the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) in duty classes "A" through "F" and are also factory tested prior to shipment.

    Our gantry Cranes includes products from:

    • American Crane Custom Multiple Girder Gantry Cranes
    • American Crane Custom Single Girder Gantry Cranes
    • Gorbel Gantry Cranes
    When it comes to choosing an American Crane Custom multiple girder gantry crane it is important to feel confident that you are picking reliable overhead lifting professionals who provide the highest quality and safest environment for your project. American Crane Custom Multiple Girder Gantry Cranes qualify for:
    • CMAA Spec #70

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    American Crane has extensive experience in the design and manufacture numerous gantry cranes for different applications. American Crane can provide equipment to meet your exact requirements.

    We can also provide you with a full line of Single Girder Custom Cranes from 1 to 15 Tons to meet your specific application.

    Let us find the solution the works for you! For answers to your application questions, please consult the CMAA Buyer Guide or Contact Our Factory.

    American Crane & Equipment Corporation is recognized as one of the leading custom crane & material handling manufacturers in the world. Our gantry cranes and custom equipment routinely operate in many unique applications handling critical loads such as rocket engines, spacecraft, nuclear fuel and high explosives.

    From complex custom equipment to standard equipment, components and parts, American Crane can meet all your material handling needs. American Crane can manufacture new equipment or rebuild your existing equipment. We can provide pre-engineered industrial cranes and hoists and a full line of custom cranes and hoists to meet each customer’s specific application. American Crane can fabricate and design the most rieliable gantry cranes for your project.

    For answers to your application questions, please consult the CMAA Buyer Guide or Contact Our Factory.

    Contact us today to find a solution that works for you!